Janet L. Chang is mental performance and health coach for leaders in the workplace who want to become more resilient to imposter syndrome, failure, and setbacks so that they can access the leadership qualities they naturally possess and make a positive difference. Janet is a former startup CEO, Fortune 500 consultant, and 2x U.S. National Championships competitor in the Olympic sport of short track speedskating. Her tumultuous life journey has also led her to overcome a debilitating medical condition, the fear of public speaking, and PTSD as a former victim of abuse and harassment.
Using her unique perspective on performance psychology and behavior change, Janet helps her clients overcome the inner struggles that inevitably come along the path to becoming an effective, inspiring, and fully embodied leader, all with the aid of an honest, direct, and accepting approach that wastes no time for growth, healing, and transformation for those who are ready to benefit from it.
Janet has served as a guest speaker at Stanford University, UCLA, and a dozen other institutions and organizations, and has taught 600+ students on Skillshare.com on leveraging the mind and emotions for high performance. Her perspective on business and personal growth has been featured in media publications worldwide, including Marie Claire USA, Virgin Magazine, TechCrunch China, and The New Scientist UK.
Janet is trained in the art of facilitating personal performance breakthroughs by world-class institutions including Stanford Business School and Dale Carnegie Foundation. When she isn’t working with clients, Janet advocates for women and minorities in science & technology, emotional intelligence training in schools, and clinical research on psychedelic therapies for mental health.